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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1148817



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Egton


Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Jul-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 327475

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EGTON DELVES NZ 70 SE 7/5 Delves Cottage - II* House. Probably C17, restored and extended 1975-77. Cruck-framed, encased in sandstone rubble, with thatched roof; extension roofed in pantiles. Originally a longhouse, now 3-cell, hearth-passage plan. 1-storey, 2½-bay original front, with lower 1-storey, 1-bay extension at left. C20 board cross-passage door at left end of original front. 2-pane firewindow in chamfered surround to right of door. 6-pane sash and 4-pane casement, both with painted timber lintels, in centre and at right end. Single ridge stack dated 1713 towards left end. Interior. Three pairs of full crucks with tie beams and collars. Studding survives above the tie beam in partition between rooms to right of cross passage. Inglenook fireplace with stone heck, chamfered bressummer and carved witch post survive. Spice cupboard with recessed panelled door on butterfly hinges and drawer beneath, to left of fireplace. Harrison, B and Hutton, B, Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, p.237: RCHM, Houses of the North York Moors, pp.68,198,218: figs.102,360,392b.: Hayes, R and Rutter, J, Cruck-framed Buildings in Ryedale and Eskdale, p.39.

Listing NGR: NZ7910904563

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Houses of the North York Moors, (1987), 68,198,218
Harrison, B, Hutton, B, Vernacular Houses in North Yorkshire and Cleveland, (1984), 237
Hayes, R, Rutter, J, Cruck Framed Buildings in Ryedale and Eskdale, (1966), 39

National Grid Reference: NZ 79109 04563


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